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Sanders’ Plan to Eliminate Bail Could Hit Corporate Roadblock

July 31, 2018

Local advocates who have fought to eliminate bail at the state level say the well-funded bail lobby will fight to keep a system that monetizes criminal justice

Progressive vs. Establishment Candidates Locked in Tight Race for Maryland Governor

June 22, 2018

TRNN speaks to the two leading candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor, Ben Jealous and Rushern Baker, and their supporters, in the days before the election

Heated NY Primary Pits Corrupt Establishment Democrat Against Young Democratic Socialist

June 16, 2018

In the closely watched upcoming primary in New York, democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is challenging neoliberal Joe Crowley, the chair of the House Democratic Caucus, who Howie Klein says is “the most corrupt Democrat in the House.”

New Progressive Georgia County Commissioner Takes Oath on Malcolm X’s Autobiography

June 16, 2018

Georgia’s new Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Mariah Parker is a 26-year-old PhD student and rapper who took her oath of office on Malcolm X’s autobiography. She discusses how leftists can start transforming US politics at the local level, and how music can inform social justice

Does the DNC Want to Stop the Next Bernie?

June 13, 2018

A proposed rule change might not stop Bernie Sanders from seeking the Democratic nomination in 2020, but it could be used to exclude future independents like him, says attorney and activist Anoa Changa

US Movement for Single-Payer Health Care Grows, with Historic NY Bill

June 11, 2018

As the demand for single-payer health care in the US becomes mainstream, the New York Health Act could lead the way. TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with Ursula Rozum of Physicians for a National Health Program, who says NY state could soon adopt a universal system

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Can a Progressive Democrat Win in Trump Country PA?

May 8, 2018

Field Report: Bernie Sanders joins Jess King, running on a progressive platform for the Congressional District 11-PA

The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us

The Ghosts of ‘New Democrats’ Are Haunting Us

May 1, 2018

Norman Solomon / TruthDig. Twenty-five years ago, the so-called New Democrats were triumphant. Today, their political heirs are eager to prevent the Democratic Party from living up to its name. At stake is whether democracy will have a chance to function. A fundamental battle for democracy is in progress—a conflict over whether to reduce the…

Israel's Massacres of Gaza Protesters Forces Liberal Zionists to Face Oppressive Reality

Breaking Gaza Coverage

April 27, 2018
Breaking coverage on the situation in Gaza

Fighting the Oligarchy Inside the Democratic Party

April 19, 2018

Paul Jay hosts a panel of activists organizing to challenge corporate Democrats in primaries leading up to the 2018 elections; with Justice Democrats’ Alexandra Rojas, Moumita Ahmed of Millennials for Revolution and Eugene Puryear of Stop Police Terror Project-DC